Non-IMC Dharma Links Non-IMC Dharma Links Meditation & Retreat Centers Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery Albuquerque Vipassana Sangha Aloka Vihara Barre Center for Buddhist Studies Bhavana Society Cambridge Insight Meditation Center Coastside Vipassana (Montara) Common Ground Meditation Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota) Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley East Bay Meditation Center (Oakland) Insight Community of the Desert (Palm Springs / Coachella Valley) Insight LA (Los Angeles) Insight Meditation Community of Charlottesville, Virginia Insight Meditation Community of Washington, D.C. Insight Meditation Society (IMS Barre, MA) Insight Meditation South Bay with Shaila Catherine Insight Santa Cruz Jikoji Zen Retreat Center L.A. Dharma (Los Angeles) Louisville Vipassana Community (Kentucky) Metta Forest Monastery Mid America Dharma Mission Dharma (San Francisco) with Howard Cohn Mountain Stream Meditation Center (Auburn, Nevada City, Sierra Foothills, CA) New York Insight Meditation Center Portland Insight Meditation Community Princeton Insight Meditation (New Jersey) Rocky Mountain Insight Saddhamma Foundation San Francisco Insight San Francisco Zen Center San Jose Sangha Santa Fe Vipassana Sangha (New Mexico) Sati Center for Buddhist Studies Seattle Insight Meditation Society SF Dharma Collective Spirit Rock Meditation Center Tathagata Meditation Center (San Jose) Triangle Insight Meditation Community (Raleigh – Durham, North Carolina) Vipassana Hawaii Vipassana Metta of Maui, Hawaii Meditation & Retreat Centers: Outside U.S. Amaravati, England Chithurst Buddhist Monastery, England Gaia House, England Saddhama Foundation, Burma (Retreats at Panditarama) Shwe Oo Min Meditation Center led by U Tejaniya in Burma Other Dharma Resources Access to Insight Ayya Khema Dharma Talks Bay Area Young Adult Sangha Buddhadharma (Quarterly Journal) Buddhism and the Twelve Steps, Kevin Griffin Buddhist Global Relief Buddhist Library, A Buddhist Peace Fellowship DharmaNet International: Gateways to Buddhism Dharma Seed: Download or stream audio files Inquiring Mind: A Journal of the Vipassana Community Insight World Aid Jack Kornfield’s Website James Baraz’s Awakening Joy Course Leigh Brasington’s Website Mindful Schools Mindfulness in Education Pariyatti.com: Books and tapes about Vipassana Saranaloka Foundation: Supporting Theravada nuns of the Ajahn Chah tradition Sitting Groups: from Inquiring Mind Thanissaro Bhikkhu: Downloadable Dhamma Talks, Essays, and Books Tricycle: The Buddhist Review Associated/Local Groups Coastside Vipassana:Wednesdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Point Montara Hostel in Montara, 7 miles north of Half Moon Bay. Insight Meditation South Bay: Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm. Principal teacher is Shaila Catherine. Meets at Edwards Hall of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 2094 Grant Road, Mountain View. Fremont/Newark/Union City: Group Meditation and Study circle to practice, support, inspire and read Buddhist teachings in Suttas and books selected by common agreement. Meets weekly on Friday evenings. For people with some Vipassana meditation experience who have a daily practice or intent to form one. Peer facilitation. Format: Vegetarian dinner offered twice a month, Chanting 30 mins(optional), Sit for 30 minutes; Reading, check-ins about practice and circle of sharing and growing in the reading.The intention is to meet for about six months and then evaluate. For more information, please contact Aditie – email: firstname.lastname@example.org Modesto Drop-In Meditation Group For schedule see website for locations and more info. Los Gatos: Los Gatos Insight Meditation, meets at YogaSource, 16185 Los Gatos Blvd (drop-in; no membership needed). Meditation and Dharma Talk, Sundays 9:30-10:45 am. Contact; Kim Allen. Oakland Drop-in Meditation Group: Unitarian Church, 14th and Castro. Contact Rebecca Dixon (510) 482-2032. Mondays: Instruction at 5:15 pm; Meditation/Discussion 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Palo Alto Drop-in Mindfulness Group: Wednesdays, 2- 3:00 pm with Julie Forbes. Avenidas, 450 Bryant St. Call (650) 326-5362. San Jose Sangha: Wednesdays, 7:30 – 9:00 pm. 1041 Morse Street, San Jose. Contact Berget Jelane (408) 255-2783.